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the real refs back on the field for tonight's game in baltimore. so huge news there. it's news that broke very late last night right around midnight. and n.f.l. 's commissioner roger goodell released a statement shortly afterwards that says this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating player. the teams, players and fans deserve consistency and quality in officiating. we look forward to having the finest officials in sports back on the field and i want to give a special thanks to the n.f.l. fans for their passion. now it's time to put the focus back on the teams and players where it belongs. now this statement, this agreement comes after two full days of face-to-face talks thanks to that terrible call during monday night football. that got the two sides back to the negotiating table. and just hours before an agreement was reached, terry mccauley, a real n.f.l. referee said this on our newscast about one of the big sticking points in the negotiations: pengs. >> yes, the economy has changed. things have changed but very to remember one thing. the n.f.l. is not like ca
on the board. second quarter, a touchdown pass. baltimore stayed ahead. close in the the browns a second chance at a hall mary -- hail mary. incomplete. ravens win 23-16. here is kristin fisher with more reaction to the refs coming back. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. leapt me ask you this. when is the last time that you saw referees getting a standing ovation? most times they're booed or heckled but not last night. check out the reception they received in baltimore just before kickoff. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: look at that. a standing ovation for the referees. that may be the first time in the history of football. throughout the game people held up signs. my favorite said "finally we get to yell at the real refs. welcome back." these guys really got the rock star treatment last night. this all happened less than 24 hours after an agreement was reached between the n.f.l. and the referee union. after nearly a year of negotiations, the two sides finally reached a compromise on pensions, salaries. fans were ecstatic. coaches we leaved. no one was happier about the return of t
on the field for goodness sake. guess what? they start tonight in baltimore. kristin fisher is live at fed ex field with a look at how the skins might look ahead to maybe some better refereeing. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: that's right. good morning, mike. the next time the redskins play here at fed ex field, the real refs should be back officiating the game. this agreement is only temporary, not quite a done deal just yet. it still needs to be ratified by the union but it's enough to get the real refs back on the field officiating tonight's game with the ravens in baltimore. so huge news. and it broke right after midnight. n.f.l. commissioner roger goodell released a statement saying, quote, this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams, players and fans want and deserve the consistency and quality in officiating. we look forward to having the finest officials in the sport back on the field. i want to give a special thanks to the n.f.l. fans for their passion. now it's time to put the focus back on the teams and players where it belongs. this
cloudy skies, 45 in winchester, 43 cumberland. baltimore 53 and andrews at 51. >>> monika has timesaver traffic. >> reporter: inbound 66, although it is sitting on the shoulder i'm going to step out to see what it looks like on sky 9. the flashing lights causing delays through manassas. they continue to centerville before the pace improves. then it is heavy again as normal route 50 toward 123 and vienna. keep this in mind for your travel plans. back over to our maps, this time on the north side of town, outer loop flowing down now as you can see here a little bit of yellow forming at college park. the pace is good beyond that as you head for 270. we'll go over to our next map, you got it from 85 down toward 121. back to our maps, we want to let you know penn line number 400 is canceled. and i'll in back with more traffic coming up at 6:43. back to you guys. >>> just over six weeks ago until election day and the candidates are refocusing on economy. >> romney fought back against the accusations about his plan to fix the economy not being specific enough. >> i can tell them specifically i
by the replacement refs but the refs are gone now. >> baltimore hosted the first game since the regular refs decided to come back. ravens taking on the browns. a 63-year-old interception return by baltimore's carey williams is the play of the night. there he goes through the house. ravens beat the browns 23-16. >> the headline this morning is the return of the refs. kristin fisher is live in our satellite center with more on that. sounds like an action movie. >> reporter: it does. when was the last time that you saw referees tting a standing ovation? most time they're booed or heckled but not last night. check out the reception they received in baltimore just before kickoff. cheers and a standing ovation for the referees. that may be a first in the history of football. and people throughout the game held up signs. look at that one. "finally we get to yell at real refs. welcome back." these guys got the rock star treatment. this all happened less than 24 hours after an agreement was reached between the n.f.l. and the referees union after nearly a year of negotiations. the two sides finally reached a
over an hour ago. baltimore scored two runs in the top of the 18th inning. and went on to beat seattle 4- 2. >> that victory puts the or equals back into a first place -- orioles back into a first place tie with the yankees. >>> good morning, everybody. the nationals got an unexpected day off yesterday. their series opener against the dodgers was postponed because of rain. the two sides will play a doubleheader today starting at 4:05. the nats can clinch a playoff spot by sweeping today's game as the mlb season heads into the final two weeks. now time to start looking at the post-season honors. davey johnson has proven he deserves to be manager of the year since taking over june of last year, he's turned this ball club into one of the league's best. >> i think he does a great job at trusting us and, you know, puts us out there and doesn't second-guess us. he's going to be our biggest -- he'll back us up and trust us to do what we do. i think that's one of the reasons why we've been so successful. >> the word cy young award has been thrown around with gio gonzalez. 19 wins, 96 strikeout
now as you head to the beltway or 270 or 95 from baltimore. no problems on the beltway itself outer loop from college park all the way across to bethesda you will be fine and all of the major corridors headed there as well. south on 270. at least right now at route 109 it's absolutely fine. this time to the maps to southern maryland. route 5, route 4, route 301 and 210 headed for the beltway is fine. no problems arnold andrews air force base and northbound 95 in springfield just bunching up a bit here at the beltway. i'll be back with more coming up. >>> millions placed orders for the iphone 5 last week and today you can start ordering the latest iphones in apple stores. >> who knew? those in need are lining up to get it. not just the people buying, the people selling services to go with the iphone. kristin fisher is live this morning at the big apple store in clinton. good morning kristin. >> reporter: this line is already almost 100 people deep. and the line at the apple store in georgetown almost as long. just massive amount of crowds. only at 5:00 in the morning. and i got to t
't have power and bge has 15,000 customers without power. most of them live in the baltimore area. >>> and we want to hear about the weather you see through the evening. log on to wusa9.com. click on weather and choose submit storm report. you can send in pictures as well. >> at least one person has died during today's storms. an adult woman, she was driving on the road in mcclane and lost control of her minivan. police say the car then skidded, struck a tree, and burst into flames. the woman was burned to death. detectives are trying to determine if speed or a medical condition or everyone alcohol were factors in the crash. >>> and now an update on the double shooting in prince georges county that claimed the life of a 25-year-old woman. police have now arrested that woman's exboyfriend. 33-year-old michael jerome stewart. stewart shot brittany and another woman on sunday morning. mckinley died at the scene. investigators say stewart waited for the women outside their home in capital heights and started firing. >>> and now we move on to politics because just when he was hoping t
's take a live look on 95 near route 100. things are looking good both directions of 95 between baltimore and washington. let's go back over to the maps, this time all the way to the other side of town. coming in from southern maryland, route 4, route 5, 301, brandywine, accokeek, oxon hill across the wilson bridge into alexandria. 95, 395, everything is good right now. let's take a live look one wore time. here's route -- one more time. here's route 50. no issues to the beltway or through cheverly. more coming up at 5:39. >>> a suspicious bag near train tracks shut down vre's train line to manassas during last night's rush hour. >> what was inside was very disturbing. 9news now reporter kristin fisher is live in manassas. she has the latest on the investigation. what about the tracks this morning, kristin? is it all set? >> reporter: the track is back open. in fact, the first vre train of the morning just left here about 15 minutes ago. tracks back open. service back to normal. commuters very happy about that. clearly after yesterday's big delays. but they still can't believe what was fo
. she is due at an event in baltimore in a half an hour. >>> absentee started today, including virginia. early voting starts in d.c. october 22. and absentee voting begins in maryland october 27. if you need to apply for one of those ballots in maryland, you need to do so by october 30. >>> and if you want to vote for former congressman, virgil good to be the next president, you're in luck in virginia. attorney general certified good has enough signatures to stay on the ballot in virginia. >>> another wild card in the presidential race, will president obama support for marriage equality cost him votes from devout african americans? bruce leshan is here and both sides get fired up today. bruce. >> two very different reactions from two very different coalitions of african american pastors today on this issue of same-sex marriage. the president of a united states who is a black man endorsed same-sex marriage should be put out of office and he never should have been elected. >> surrounded by clergy from around the south. african american pastors, risking his tax exempt status, announced a
in culpeper. it is 75 in baltimore and in annapolis right now. those dew points will continue to rise through the 60s as we head into tomorrow. but for now, it feels like summer. a cold front is on the way. that will bring an end to the summer-like feel. as the cold front clashes with the air mass, we'll see showers and storms developing during the afternoon and evening on saturday. they'll move through from west to east. so if you live along the chesapeake, you'll see them later than the folks who live in the blue ridge. cooler and breezy behind that front for all of us on sunday. and here's a look at satellite and radar. you can see that front on the way. it's going to bring us the threat for showers and storms as early as around 5:00, maybe 6:00 as we head into tomorrow. and a quick look at future cast where you are still in the clear as of saturday morning, but then those showers start to develop by dinner time and we could even have some thunderstorms, maybe some strong storms with gusty winds in that forecast on saturday evening. but for most of us, it won't be a big event. just keep in
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